Publication: Agricultural Research and Development Capacity in the Arab World: Positive Progress, but Challenges Remain

By: Gert-Jan Stads, Senior Program Manager - Agricultural Science and Technology Indicators (ASTI) Throughout the Arab world, agricultural R&D was not a political priority for decades, but when food prices rose to record highs in 2008, governments realized they could no longer neglect agricultural investment, and started looking at ways to enhance agricultural productivity.

Arab Spatial Mapping Tool

Arab Spatial is an innovative, online food and nutrition security platform comprising databases, tools and blogs with the main objective of improving food security in the Arab world through better informed policies and investment. It is managed by IFPRI and supported by CGIAR-PIM, IFAD, UN-ESCWA. Since its launch in early 2013, Arab Spatial has become >> Read more